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Monedula Purpurea: The Purple Jack-Daw T.12.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1751.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 14 5/16 x 20 3/4" (363 x 527 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Catesby, published in London 1731-1743 (first edition), 1751-1755 (second edition), 1771-1775 (third edition) c.1800 (fourth edition). This print is from the Second edition.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and origional color.